English Sentence:

He attributed his longevity to eating just two meals a day.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

他將他的長壽歸功於每天只吃兩餐。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

他将他的长寿归功于每天只吃两餐。

Pinyin:

ta1 jiang1 ta1 de5 chang2 shou4 gui1 gong1 yu2 mei3 tian1 zhi3 chi1 liang3 can1.

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1. he 2. him 3. his 4. other, some other

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jiāng

1. will, shall 2. to use, to take, to get 3. (a particle which marks the following noun as a direct object)

Here: (a particle which marks the following noun as a direct object)

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他的   他的

tā de

his

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長壽   长寿

cháng shòu

long life, longevity

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歸功   归功

guī gōng

1. to give credit 2. attribution

Here: to attribute

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1. at, in 2. by 3. than 4. from, out of 5. to, unto 6. (used after a verb or adjective) with regard to

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每天   每天

měi tiān

every day

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zhǐ

1. only 2. (a measure word for small items)

Here: only

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chī

1. to eat, to consume 2. to eat at 3. to eradicate, to destroy 4. to absorb 5. to suffer

Here: to eat

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liǎng

1. two, 2 2. both 3. a unit of weight equal to 50 grams 4. tael (Chinese system of weights & currency)

Here: two, 2

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cān

1. meal 2. (a measure word for meals)

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